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Saqib Zia MD, RPVI

(718) 226-6800
Primary Specialties
  • Surgery
     (Board Certified)
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Primary Office
    501 Seaview Avenue
    Staten Island, NY 10305
    (718) 226-1295
    Mondays: 9:00AM – 5:00PM
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    Experience & Education

    Other Specialties/Certifications
    Professional Affiliations:
    American College of Surgeons
    Society for Vascular Surgery
    Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery
    Eastern Vascular Society
    New York Society for Vascular Surgery
    International Society of Endovascular Specialists

    Research Interests:
    Vascular Quality Initiative
    Peripheral Artery Disease
    Carotid Disease
    Aortic Aneurysms
    MD – King Edward Medical University

    University of Wisconsin and University of Virginia

    Staten Island University Hospital
    Areas of Expertise
    Top Gun Vascular Surgery, SCVS / 2013 2nd Prize Gore Fellow Competition New York City / 2014 Silver Medal in Pre-medical Education / 1995 Talent Scholarship Full Medical Education / 1995-2000
    Top Gun Vascular Surgery, SCVS / 2013 2nd Prize Gore Fellow Competition New York City / 2014 Silver Medal in Pre-medical Education / 1995 Talent Scholarship Full Medical Education / 1995-2000

    Physician Bio

    After finishing his medical education at King Edward Medical University in Pakistan, Dr. Saqib Zia completed basic surgical training at Whipps Cross University Hospital in London, UK, and passed membership examinations in the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He completed his general surgery internship at the University of Virginia followed by residency at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Zia’s vascular and endovascular surgery fellowship was completed at Staten Island University Hospital, where he earned such honors as the Top Gun Vascular Surgery Award from the Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery.

    Dr. Zia is board certified by the American Board of Surgery. He is a Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI) by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS). He is a member of various societies, including the American College of Surgeons, Society for Vascular Surgery, Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery, Eastern Vascular Society, New York Society for Vascular Surgery and International Society of Endovascular Specialists. Dr. Zia has presented his research at numerous international, national and regional meetings, and has authored peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. He has served as a mentor and faculty member for the Society for Vascular Surgery resident and student outreach committee programs.

    Areas of Interest

    Percutaneous endovascular repair of Aortic Aneurysms.
    Stroke Prevention, carotid endarterectomy and carotid stenting.
    Limb salvage, endovascular and open procedures for Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) and diabetic foot ulcers.
    Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm repair, open and endovascular.
    Catheter-based procedures for Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT).
    Hemodialysis access and maintenance.
    Office-based procedures for varicose veins and spider veins.


    Zia S, Khan MA, Singh K, Schor J, Dietch J. National Trends in Endovascular and Open Renal Artery Interventions for Renal Artery Stenosis and the Impact of Recent Randomized Controlled Trials. J Vasc Surg. 2013 Oct;58(4):1147.

    Singh K, Zia S, Khan MA, Marco S, Hill D. A Novel Technique to Remove Inferior Vena Cava Filter Using Homemade Snare Device. J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord. 2014 Jan;2(1):94-97.

    Zia S, Sippel RS, Chen H. Sestamibi imaging for Primary Hyperparathyroidism: the impact of Surgeons interpretation and Radiologist Volume. Ann Surg Oncol. 2012 Nov;19(12):3827-31.

    Nagarseth KH, Alam A, Schor J, Singh K, Zia S, Deitch J. Endovascular Repair of Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Are Outcomes Improving? J Vasc Surg. 2014 Jun;59(6S):41S

    Nagarseth KH, Alam A, Singh K, Zia S, Schor J, Deitch J. Comparison of Bare-Metal Versus Covered Stents for the Treatment of Carotid Artery Pseudoaneurysms: A Review. JVIR. 2014;25(1):155.e15.

    Nagarseth KH, Singh K, Schor J, Zia S, Yan S, Deitch J. Combined Endovascular and Open Management of a Mycotic Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm: A Case Report. JVI2014;25(1):155.e2.

    Naqvi BH, Zia S, Hannan A, Badar F. Outcome of Hodgkin’s Disease Patients Diagnosed and Treated for Tuberculosis During Their Treatment for Hodgkin’s Disease. Blood. 2003 Nov;102: 293b.